Here is a look at the top read 5 news stories on Newport Patch for 2013.
Navy Yard Gunman Had Run-Ins With Newport Police Last Month
Aaron Alexis, the gunman who killed 12 people at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C, said he believed a "microwave machine" was penetrating his body. Read more.
Newport Bombing Victim 'Didn’t Want to Let My Hand Go'
Doctors removed a portion of Newport resident Heather Abbot's leg Monday after her ankle was severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. Read more.
Baby in 'Serious' Condition After Locked in Car for 2 Hours
A 6-month-old baby is considered in serious condition after it was in a parked car for at least two hours on Friday. Read more.
Update: Salvation Cafe Wall Torn Down After Collapse Scare
Police closed part of Broadway Tuesday after a crack appeared on the outside wall of the Salvation Cafe, and officials feared collapse. Read more.
Police Arrest Suspect at Gunpoint, Close Road
The following arrest was reported by the Newport Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Read more.